Many symptoms are now occurring - Lost904

Side Effects Associated with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer. Posted on May 23, 2012 View this journey (18 Experiences)

He has:
1. a loss of appetite but will continue to eat small amounts knowing if he does not eat he will die (only eating to stay alive)...oatmeal in the morning, maybe a snack during the day and a VERY light dinner and continues to drink coffee throughout the day.

2. Sleeping most of the day. In the beginning got very frustrated that he was sleeping a lot.

3. Dizziness.

4.Nausea without vomitting.

5. started blacking out about a month and a half ago. Blacked out and woke up on the floor maybe 3 times since then.

6. confusion: time of day, calling things by other names (ex: oven the stove, stove the microwave, bag the basket, etc.

7. loss of memory: forget how to spell his wife's name, doesn't remember commonly known places such as Staples or Target, forgets who people are that are not in contact with him on a regular basis such as one of my close friends or his Aunt or Uncle, etc.

8. Has become very weak and needs a cane to walk most or all of the time, has fallen in shower, has fallen while walking.

9. Leans to one side when sitting periodically. Sometimes he can sit up. His head can no longer be held straight up while sitting or walking.

10. Started speaking of asking for forgiveness and speaking of heaven about a week and a half ago.

11. Cares less about things but still worries about family and if we will be ok without him when he's not around.

12. Sometimes sentences trail off.

13. I'm sure there are more, but I will add them as I remember them...

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